Secondary Achievements and Honors
We are thankful for God's direction and wisdom imparted to the Administration, faculty, staff, parents and students of Cypress Christian School to accomplish much to honor the Lord and further His Kingdom.
Four eighth grade students brought home two first place awards and two second place awards from the ACSI District Science Fair.
Team Cypress advanced 16 students in a total of 20 entries to the state contest and earned nine impressive 1st – 6th place finishes.
Middle school track and field finished the season in grand style by bringing home all four first place trophies - Division One Girls District Champions - Division Two Girls District Champions - Division One Boys District Champions and Division Two Boys District Champions!
Cypress Christian sweept the CCS Relays on April 3! Both the girls’ and the boys’ track ...
Madison Farquhar, Caitlyn McCreary, Dana Mickey, and Dang Pham performed extremely well presenting their prepared music in front of judges, and each received high marks.
Officials of the National Merit® Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that CCS Senior Hunter Vick was selected as 1 of 15,000 finalists in their competition.The National Merit® Scholarship Program honors students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
Timothy Odeyomi broke his own shot put record again this season with a throw of 44'.
The Lady Warriors competed in Division 2-4A track meet and brought home the hardware! Don't miss the action as our CCS athletes host and dominate their own CCS meet this Thursday, April 3.
John Ethan Baldwin won third place in the Houston "You Be the Chemist" competition and is set to compete at the state level in late April.
CCS cheerleaders enjoyed hosting events, serving the community, enhancing their skills, and supporting CCS teams during the 2013-2014 school year and are ready to do it again next year! Go, Warriors!
This fine group of young men worked diligently the entire season and their efforts paid off. Runner-up in the TAPPS Division III State Championship is quite an accomplishment.
Cara Hettiger, Summer Pierce and Allison Thompson were named to the All-Tournament team. Pitcher Lindsay Rawls was elected the tournament MVP.
The 2014 CCS Science Fair included 47 amazing science projects presented by eighth graders. Congratulations to this year's winners.
Boys team is State Runner-Up!
Three first place awards were earned at this year's competition.
It is always a joy to watch as CCS students grow in their talents and develop them for His glory. It is an added bonus when our students’ talents are recognized and rewarded in competition.
Soloists will compete at state in March and the Chamber Choir will perform at the Heritage Festival in April.
Senior Katie Moore was one of six students to be selected by the San Jacinto Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to receive the Good Citizen Award having demonstrated the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism.
The Big Boys, the DI Ducks, and the Doodlebugs embraced the DI tournament challenges with two teams earning awards.
The varsity boys finished the season with an overall record of 22-8 and earned TAPPS 7-3A titles of: second in district as well as bi-district, area, and regional champs and state semi-finalists. They also brought home a trophy from every tournament. Way to go Warriors!
Secondary Achievements and Honors - 2009-2010
Middle School - 2009-2010
ACSI Speech Meet - Sixth Grade
The following sixth grade students earned the honor of competing in the ACSI Speech Meet on Saturday, March 6. Congratulations to our winners!
- Poetry – Cecilia Mendez
- Bible Memorization – Eliott Cloninger and Chris Geyer
- Dramatic Bible Prose – Brandon Landry
- Original Speech – Abbie Wynans
Middle School Speech Meet Winner
Congratulations to Katie Moore for winning a gold medal and superior ribbon (with a perfect score) in her category (Humorous Reading) at the Middle School District Speech Meet.
Duke University Talent Identification Program
Each year, seventh grade students are recognized by the nationally-renown Duke University Talent Identification Program based on their Standard Achievement Test scores from sixth grade. This program identifies academically talented students; and they are then invited to complete either the SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT Assessment college entrance examinations. All talent search participants receive resources and publications to assist the students' educational growth.
You Be the Chemist
Middle school students compete each year in the "You Be the Chemist" competition.
In 2008-2009, there were three eighth-grade finalists with one of those advancing to the state competition. I
In 2009-2010, the following students won awards:
- Josh Gamble - 1st Place
- Rachel Vance - 2nd Place
- Katie Moore - 3rd Place
National Junior Honor Society
The CCS Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society inducts new members from seventh and eighth grades each year based on academics, character, leadership and service.
Eighth grade students compete in Science Fair each year and bring home the awards! 2009-2010 winners are as follows:
Physics (Group I)
- Olivia Roberts - 1st place
- Andrew Wilson - 2nd place
Physics (Group II)
- Keirsten Velez - 1st place
- Calvin Novotny - 2nd place
- Katie Moore - 1st place
- Megan Schubert - 2nd place
Chemistry & Biology
- Jacob Beight - 1st place
- Amelia Tidwell - 2nd place
Overall Grand Winner
- Katie Moore
Texas History Fair
Each year, seventh graders compete in the CCS Texas History Fair. They write research papers and create exhibits that deal with topics of innovation, impact, and change throughout Texas history. The students present their work to judges and parents enjoy the exhibits as winners are announced.
- Avery Barbisch - 1st place
- Travis Vick - 2nd place
- Mercy James - 3rd place
Students in grades 6-8 compete and win honors in the ACSI Math Olympics each year. Students perform in two different areas in mathematics: Reasoning and Computation.
2010 Math Olympic District Winners
Qualifying rounds for the ACSI District Math Olympics were held the last week of September. These secondary students earned the following honors:
- Nolan Galbreath (6th), Allison Sommers (7th), and Jordan Crowhurst (7th)
- Timothy Odeyomi (6th), Wesley Hill (8th)
Excellent and Area Qualifiers
Amber Dingman (6th), Emily Mahan (6th), Francis Ajibero (7th), Ashlyn Boone (7th), Walter Su (8th), Amelia Tidwell (8th), and Will Echols (7th)
Superior and Area Qualifiers
- Sixth Grade Reasoning: Nathen Wiley – 3rd place and Daniel Overton – 4th place
- Seventh Grade Reasoning: Zach Usry – 5th place
- Eighth Grade Reasoning: Katie Moore – 2nd place; Hunter Vick – 2nd place; Josh Gamble – 4th place
2010 Area Math Olympic Winners
The area qualifiers competed on February 26, 2010 in Humble at the ACSI Math Olympics. Congratulations to all these students!
- Sixth Grade Computation: Amber Dingman – 5th place
- Seventh Grade Computation: Francis Ajibero – 3rd place
- Eighth Grade Computation: Walter Su – 1st place
- Eighth Grade Reasoning: Hunter Vick – 2nd place; Katie Moore – 5th place
Each year, grades 6-8 compete in the ACSI Spelling Bee. Students may progress to the District Spell-Off where they earn the right to compete in the Regional Spelling Bee in Dallas, TX.
High School - 2009-2010
ACSI Distinguished Students
Ten high school students were honored in 2008-2009 as ACSI Distinguished Students, which is given to outstanding juniors and seniors in the top ten percent of their classes. Categories include: Academics, Athletics, Christian Service, Leadership and Fine Arts.
TAPPS Academic Honors
- 2009-2010 - Second Overall in TAPPS District Academic/Speech Meet with 5 students placing at State
- 2008-2009 - Third Overall in TAPPS District Academic/Speech Meet
- 2007-2008 - Third Place in District with many students placing first, second, and third at State in their division
- 2006-2007 - Second Place in District and Fourth Place in Overall State Competition
- 2005-2006 - First Place winners in District and Fifth Place in Overall State Competition
- 2004-2005 - First Place in District with many students placing in first, second, or third at State in their division
High school computer students compete in the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Area 4 Competition with students winning honors from the district level to the state level.
National Honor Society
The CCS Chapter of the National Honor Society inducts new members each year based on academics, character, leadership and service.
National Merit Award Winners
Since 1998, high school students have received National Merit Awards from the National Merit Award Program. A CCS who receives a National Merit Award is given top consideration when he/she submits an application for admission and scholarship to a college/university. Students awards included:
- Commended Students: These students placed in the top three percent of more than 1.4 million students taking the qualifying test (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Test or PSAT/NMSQT).
- National Merit Finalists: These CCS students were among 15,000 students out of over 1,400,000 students that qualified. Students are recognized for their exceptional academic promise based on the qualifying test (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Test or PSAT/NMSQT).
- National Merit Scholarship Recipient: CCS Senior Emily Grimes received this award. Winners of these awards are chosen based on their abilities, skills and accomplishments, without regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, or religious preference. The corporation uses a variety of information to evaluate - the Finalist's academic record, information about the school's curricula and graduating system, two sets of scores, school official's written recommendation, student activities, student leadership and the Finalist's essay.
College Acceptance/Attendance (1998-present)
- Seniors always receive early college acceptance letters.
- Seniors have been accepted to over 110 different colleges and universities across the United States.
- Graduates have attended over 80 different colleges and universities across the United States.
Each year since 2006, graduating seniors have been offered over $1,000.000.00 of valuable academic, athletic, and service oriented scholarships to various colleges and universities across America.
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